This Is What Happens To Global Markets During An Oil Shock

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Sreekala Kochugovindan at Barclays has compiled the data on what happens to various markets and asset classes during an oil shock.Ging back to the 90 gulf war, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2008 surge, this is what he found on average happens to markets:

  • S&P 500 -2.1%
  • Dow Jones Eurostoxx -3.6%
  • Nikkei -2.6%
  • MSCI Emerging Markets -3.4%
  • Financials -4.6%
  • Information Technology -2.2%
  • Utilites -0.1%
  • Energy stocks +1.1%
  • Gold +1.5%
  • VIX +1.16
  • Euro +0.9%
  • Japanese Ye +1.6%
  • Ruble +0.7%
  • Aussie Dollar 1.0%

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